Apr 2015

Avectus Healthcare Solutions Expanding in Corinth

Jackson, Mississippi — April 7, 2015 — Officials from data processor Avectus Healthcare Solutions, LLC announce the company is expanding operations in Corinth, Mississippi. The project represents a $400,000 investment and will create 70 new jobs, bringing the total number employed at the facility to approximately 270. In September 2014, Avectus Healthcare announced an expansion to […]

Mississippi: The New Health Care Leader?

State’s Telehealth Program Becomes International Blueprint A global eye is on Mississippi’s innovative health care model. Numerous states and countries have turned to Mississippi, which has one of the largest and longest standing statewide telehealth programs, for advice and guidance on how to set up a sustainable program. In a state with numerous health care […]

OptimComfort, Inc. Locating Manufacturing Operations in Plantersville

Jackson, Miss. (December 23, 2014) – OptimComfort, Inc., medical furniture design and manufacturing company, is locating manufacturing operations in Plantersville, Miss., in Lee County. The company will locate in the 27,000-square-foot facility formerly occupied by J. Ivy Industries. The project represents a $500,000 corporate investment and will create 70 jobs over the next three years. […]

Health Care Industry Zone Act

Today’s health care industry offers an enormous economic development opportunity in Mississippi. The health care industry as a whole no longer simply refers to doctors, nurses, hospitals and patients. Like all thriving industries, health care has embraced technological advances to the benefit of patients and hospital and clinic workers everywhere. The industry now includes research […]

GDIT Expanding in Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg, Miss. (May 30, 2013) – Gov. Phil Bryant announced today that General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), is locating a new Customer Support Center in the Cloverleaf Center on Hwy. 49 South in Hattiesburg, Miss. The project is expected to create 1,000 jobs. The new center will support General […]

Crown Health Care Laundry Services Locating in Columbia

Columbia, Miss. (April 9, 2013) – Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Crown Health Care Laundry Services Inc. announced today the company is locating laundry processing operations in the Marion County Industrial Building in Columbia, Miss. The project represents a company investment of $6 million and will create 150 jobs. “Today is an exciting day […]

Helen of Troy Locating in Olive Branch

Olive Branch, Miss. (January 8, 2013) – Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Helen of Troy (NASDAQ, NM: HELE) announced today the company is constructing a 1.3-million-square-foot distribution facility in Olive Branch, Mississippi, in DeSoto County. The project represents a company investment of $37 million and will create more than 300 new jobs. Helen of […]
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